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Computer Performance Tips

December 31, 2011 by  
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Make your computer run faster, and all for free

You’ve all see the advertisements about TV for programs to create the computer run quicker. They go anything like this: “Spyware, malware, pop-ups plus spam have slowed a computer to a spider.” The treatment is go to a Website for a free check-up, that turns out to not be free. They’ll fix about issue, however you need to purchase the rest of the repairs.

Well, from my own experience I have a part of guidance which borrows among the ad’s taglines: Don’t Waste The Money.” These programs are no greater what to discover for free online.

Case in point: For years I purchased the Norton Anti-virus software plus dutifully paid a annual update fee, believing which the system might safeguard my computer. And it didn’t. One day not lengthy following a update, a nasty virus invaded my computer. It trashed my difficult drive completely. (Fortunately I had been backing up my files to an exterior difficult drive. We must constantly do this.)

Angry a product I’d lengthy paid for plus believed inside failed me. I solved to not re-install Norton about my hot difficult drive. On the guidance of the friend that functions inside IT about my job, I downloaded the free variation of AVG Anti-virus have kept it up-to-date since that time, together with daily scheduled scans, AVG had flagged viruses a amount of instances plus removed them before they might do any damage.

Needless to say there’s software you really need to purchase, in my experience utilities are not those programs. Sure there are malware, pop-ups plus viruses available an over time the computer registry gets clogged up with elements we don’t need. And there’s temp files plus overloaded caches plus all these do slow down the computer.
Like the advertisements state, my computer had started running truly gradually. So I set out to tune it up plus decided to do with all the ideal free plus legal utility programs I might download.

Noticing all of the temporary files about my computer, I searched plus found a very promoted free system called CCleaner. It found 2,174 temporary files, 328 cookies, big Internet caches plus many different items. I didn’t need — a total of 106.2 MB. I ran the cleaner as well as the clutter was erased.
Next I tried Wise Registry Cleaner, that has gotten excellent rating about CNET plus alternative Internet websites which rate free utility programs, Wise found 305 registry issues about my computer, 290 of that were considered secure to eliminate. My computer ran noticeably quicker following the registry was fixed.

Next up had been a drive defragmenter, that organizes the files more consecutively, thus the difficult drive doesn’t need to function thus difficult to obtain them. It’s anything all computer consumers could do when a month or thus, because it extends the existence of the difficult drive. I selected Auslogics Disk Defrag free system for the task. A rapid analysis found which 21 % of the files about my key difficult drive were fragmented. The system analyzed 88,421 files inside an hr along with a half.

Next had been a checkup for spyware plus malware. For this I downloaded Spybot Search and Destroy, that together with Ad-Aware are the best free spyware programs. Spybot found 10 pieces of spyware about my computer plus deleted them.

The upcoming system for my tuneup was WinUtilities. This system works the range of task with its 24 modules, including drive defragging plus file shredding tools. However I was following 2 details — optimizing memory plus acquiring duplicate files. I ran the 1 click repair feature as well as the memory optimizer plus I observed certain further speed improvement about my PC.

The final tune-up system I downloaded AppBooster, a handy system tailored to additionally boost the speed of we computer by shutting down unneeded applications, processes plus Windows qualities. It’s geared towards the average consumer plus shuts down programs we designate for because lengthy because we run the system. This really is specifically advantageous when you’re doing anything processor-intensive including movie modifying or playing a movie game. And minimizing programs I wasn’t utilizing truly boosted my computer speed.

You are able to download all these programs plus different free utilities from CNET or straight within the maker’s Internet websites. All are free, yet you are able to upgrade to paid “pro” versions of the limited of the programs. But I saw no nee to do thus.

My tuneup is completed, plus today it’s time for the testimonial: “My pokey computer today runs technique quicker. It’s incredible plus, ideal of all, it didn’t expense me a dime.”


Paul Bestuccia
c/o Bruce Williams, Information On Blogging

Article courtesy plus experience of Paul Bestuccia Editor of the Herald

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2 Responses to “Computer Performance Tips”
  1. These are great tips in enhancing the performance of our computers! Thanks for sharing a very helpful article.

  2. Brand new computers perform well but even those units that have been used for over a year can still perform relatively well if you know how to properly maintain them. If your income comes from online business transactions, you have to make sure that your laptop or computer is virus-free and the connection or wiring are done correctly. The tips that you have provided in this post are very helpful, thanks!

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